Issue #16 December 13—17, 2010
Random Fact of the Week:
Kwanzaa is an African Ameri-
can celebration observed from Message From the Principal
December 26th through Janu-
ary 1st. It was developed by
Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966 Dear Vikings, call it an accident – if she was indeed,
as a way to celebrate and pro- You have probably heard about the using her cell phone while driving and
mote the African American
recent pedestrian/car accident in not paying attention.
culture. Kwanzaa focuses on
seven principles namely unity, Rohnert Park. An 18-year-old driver My point is this: if you drive, or when
self-determination, collective hit a mother and her 2-year-old in you are a passenger – never, ever let
work and responsibility, coop- the crosswalk on Snyder Lane. The anything interfere with your 150% at-
erative economics, purpose, Press Democrat reported that the tention to the road. You are driving a
creativity and faith. driver was using her cell phone, and 2, 000 - 4,000 pound machine. Passen-
was probably distracted. It was gers have a duty as well. Please take
around 5:30PM, so it was dark. The good care this winter break. We want
Inside this issue: little girl was killed and the mother you all back safe and sound.
is in a medically induced coma in
Vikings Raid Broad- 2 order to have the many surgeries she
Congrats! 2 Thor says: Have
This split second inattention to driv-
ing changed the lives of these fami-
lies forever. The family of the vic-
tims will forever mourn the loss of a
fun, see family
very young life, and the mother’s and friends, do
good physical health. The driver, a something good
young woman who attends SSU, will for yourself and
never have one day in her life where others. Thanks for being a great stu-
she will not have a pit in her stom- dent body – you are why we’re here.
ach about this incident. I won’t even
The DL according to ASB
Don’t miss this exciting Good luck on your The Green Team would
event during the holiday like to wish you happy
finals! Have a won-
break. Student tickets holidays. Hopefully
are only $20! Enjoy derful winter break
& happy holidays everyone will have a
food & entertainment gift or two to unwrap.
from Monty alumni who from ASB!!
When you’re done un-
are currently perform-
wrapping, be sure to
ing on Broadway! See
recycle the wrapping
page 2 for more
Page 2 Viking Weekly
Vikings Raid Broadway!
Are you aware that we have entertainment this side of
former Montgomery grads Broadway that you'll ever get
who are appearing on and to experience: our very own
off Broadway? These are Viking alumni who have been
some of the most talented performing on Broadway and
performers who have ever beyond! Many of you may
graduated from MHS….and know these amazing perform-
they’re coming to a theater ers: Patrick Varner, Cecilia
near you! Senocak, Kelly Brandeburg,
Seth Clayton, Tyler Reilly,
and Paul Staroba, who is cur-
Tickets are on sale and sell- rently on Broadway!
ing fast for the phenomenal
benefit show for MHS Tickets are on sale at the
Drama: VIKINGS RAID Montgomery Business Office
BROADWAY: A Musical Thea- (until this coming Friday),
tre Gala, December 27th at 6 Copperfield's in Montgomery
PM at the beautiful Jackson Village, and online at brown-
Theatre (at Sonoma Country papertickets.com.
Day School off of Airport Grab your friends and join us
Boulevard in Santa for the fun. This is going to be
Rosa). Included in your $20 a great event!
student ticket will be food,
raffles, and some of the best
It Pays to Use Trash Cans!
Congratulations to the following
They won Cold Stone Creamery
Gift Cards for being responsible
students and throwing their trash
in garbage cans, not on the
ground! Way to go Vikes! Re-
member, those who use the
ground as their trash receptacle
will receive detention in return.